Posted on 1st June 2016
Carpenter Box Welcomes New Marketing Manager
South coast and Gatwick-based chartered accountants and tax advisers, Carpenter Box, has appointed Kira McKinney to the role of Marketing Manager, based at its Worthing office.
Kira hails from America, having moved to the UK from Los Angeles in 2004 to study at the University of Edinburgh. She then joined international publishing and events company Informa in London, where she gained experience on a wide range of marketing projects in the Law division, including the publishing of the highly-respected Lloyds Law Reports.
Kira’s new role with Carpenter Box will cover all aspects of marketing and business development in support of the firm’s successful growth plans. She comments: “This is an extremely exciting time to be joining such a forward-looking accountancy firm. I’ve already experienced how Carpenter Box is held in very high regard by its clients and other professionals. Over the years the firm seems to have built a distinctive personality and reputation for professional excellence based on developing close relationships. I’m really looking forward to spreading the news further afield.”
Carpenter Box operates out of offices in Worthing and Gatwick and has just been named Accounting Partner of the Year by Xero, a cloud accounting solution, building on its success at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards where it received the Professional Services Firm of the Year accolade last year. It has both national and international credentials being a member of MHA nationally and Baker Tilly International globally.
Kira lives in Hove and, outside of work, finds time to pursue numerous fundraising activities, including triathlons and half marathons for Breast Cancer Now and The Prince’s Trust.
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